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Old 12-31-13, 12:08 PM   #26
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Originally Posted by Huffandstuff View Post
Wut? You can clearly see the rims have MSW.
My bad. Now that I'm looking on a bigger screen, I see that you are right.

It's still good advice to make sure that, if the OP wants a fixie, its front rim has MSW. I think we're in agreement that novice riders should have a brake
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Old 12-31-13, 12:13 PM   #27
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Originally Posted by cjoiner93 View Post
New to the site and biking in general, but I'm looking for a nice bike to get around town and to my University (parking sucks). I've found a bike on Craigslist, but I have no idea if I'm going to get ripped off. It looks to be in great shape, the owner says it's just to big for him. Below is the description:
It's a death machine because it can't stop quickly without a front brake.
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